Helpful Info & Links

Helpful Info & Links

PFM Quick Links
Rules & Regulations
Become a Member
Member FAQ

 

VDAC Quick Links

Food Safety
Farmers’ Markets and Food Safety
Going to Market: Guide to Selling Goods at Farmers’ Markets
Guidelines for Processing Non-Amenable Species (rabbit, pheasants, deer) without state inspection
Virginia’s Home Kitchen Food Processing Exemptions
Application for Home Food Processing Operation
Guidelines for Providing Safe Food Samples

Insurance
Managing Legal Liability Series for Direct Marketing ~ Publications by Virginia Cooperative Extension. ( Whitus, L., Richardson, J. & Walker, M.)
Managing Liability, Legal Liability in Agritourism and Direct Marketing Operations
Insurance Factsheet
How much Liability Insurance Coverage Should I Have
Conducting the Liability Assessment
Questions to Ask when Comparing Insurance Coverage
Virginia Attorneys: Members of the American Agricultural Law Association
Workers’ Compensation & Vendor Liability for Farmers’ Market Owners and Operators
Sources of Insurance

Marketing
Virginia Grown Marketing Materials and Logos

Beef and Meats
How to Direct Market Your Beef

Seafood
Getting Started with the Water Harvest Program – A guidebook for selling seafood direct to consumers at Farmers Market and other direct marketing outlets

Virginia’s Finest
VDACS introduced the Virginia’s Finest® Trademark Program to enhance the economic opportunities and success of Virginia’s specialty food companies, processors and agriculture producers.  The classic Virginia’s Finest® trademark identifies, differentiates and promotes top-quality Virginia agriculture and specialty food and beverage products.  Buyers and consumers have grown to recognize the blue and red “VA check mark” logo and know they are purchasing top quality Virginia-produced and processed products.  Apply to Virginia’s Finest

(The information listed above was found on the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services website.)

 

VDH Quick Links

Temporary Food Establishment Application

 

Still Have Questions?

VDACS Food Safety Program
Emma.lofton@vdacs.virginia.gov
Phone: 804-786-3520

Virginia Dept of Health
FoodSafety@vdh.virginia.gov
Phone: 804-864-7473

 

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